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Dr. R.H. (Rutger) de Graaf

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
CW : Corporate Communication
Photographer: Bram Belloni

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: C8.00
Postal address
  • Postbus 15791
    1001 NG Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Experience and interests

    Corporate Communication, Reputation and Stakeholder management, Evidence-based Public Relations, Storytelling, Corporate Social Responsibility Management



    I have a deep and abiding interest in communication: its theory, science, history and practical application. I believe in reinforcing sustainable relationships between stakeholders, through transparency and evidence-based P.R. This envelops the use of research, knowledge sharing and the implementation of CSR projects as crucial tools for corporate storytelling.

  • Publications


    • de Graaf, R., & van der Vossen, R. (2013). Bits versus brains in content analysis: comparing the advantages and disadvantages of manual and automated methods for content analysis. Communications : The European Journal of Communication Research, 38(4), 433-443. [details]


    • de Graaf, R. (2010). Journalistiek in beweging: veranderende berichtgeving in kranten en pamfletten (Groningen en 's-Hertogenbosch 1813-1899). Amsterdam: Bert Bakker.


    • de Graaf, R. H. (2009). Mediatization of local politics in pamphlets and newspapers. In H. Wijfjes, & G. Voerman (Eds.), Mediatization of Politics in History (pp. 151-167). (Groningen Studies in Cultural Change; No. 35). Leuven: Peeters.


    • de Graaf, R. H. (2008). De digitale eeuw: Tempo. De achttiende eeuw.
    • de Graaf, R. H. (2008). Voor ieder wat wils: journalistieke genres. TS : Tijdschrift voor Tijdschriftstudies, (23), 4-19.


    • Dingemanse, C., & de Graaf, R. (2011). Dutch literary journalism: from pamphlet to newspaper (ca. 1600-1900). In J. S. Bak, & B. Reynolds (Eds.), Literary journalism across the globe: journalistic traditions and transnational (pp. 95-117). Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. [details]


    • de Graaf, R. H. (2010). Nederlandse journalistiek in pamfletten was zijn tijd ver vooruit. De Nieuwe Reporter.

    Prize / grant

    • de Graaf, R. H. (2013). Pluim van de Facultaire studentenraad.
    • de Graaf, R. H. (2013). Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award.
    • de Graaf, R. H. (2012). Teaching Award Preparatory Program Communication Science.
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